Licensing Manager

Other San Francisco, California


Description

About Capcom

Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices.  Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games including ground-breaking franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Monster Hunter™, Ace Attorney®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan.  More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.

Position Intro 
Capcom licensing team is looking for a licensing manager who will look for new business opportunities, and manage partner relationships.

Responsibilities

  • Familiarize oneself with the CAPCOM licensing business flow
  • Negotiate deal terms, close deals, and act as an account manager to lead each project to a successful launch for traditional licensing categories (soft goods and hard goods)
  • Research and identify potential new business outside the traditional licensing, such as mobile game collaboration opportunities with CAPCOM key franchises. (Street Fighter, Monster Hunter, Resident Evil, Mega Man…)
  • Work closely with Legal, Finance, Marketing, PR, and the development team
  • Other responsibilities may include Product approvals: Support Sr. Manager of Product Approval and communicate with the development team in Japan

Required Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in licensing or partnership management in the video gaming industry
  • Proven track record of closing deals and bringing them to fruition
  • Knowledge and experience in the mobile gaming landscape and key publishers preferred

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to influence cross functional teams
  • Japanese language skills preferred, but not required
  • Passion and love for video games
  • Ability to project manage multiple projects with attention to detail

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree

Travel Requirements Yes

Licenses, Certifications and Other

Physical Demands

Ability to lift objects of up to 25 pounds in weight.  Must be able to stand for long periods of time. 

Working Environments

Work is generally performed in an office environment and the noise level is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Information

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties, knowledge, skills, abilities, or requirements, as any one position in this classification may be assigned some or all of these duties, in addition to other duties not explicitly listed here. The various duties, responsibilities and/or assignments of this position may be unevenly balanced and changed from time to time based upon matters such as, but not limited to, variations in shift schedules, work demands, seasons, service levels and management’s decisions on how to best allocate department resources. Any shift, emphasis or rebalancing of these assigned duties, responsibilities and/or assignments does not constitute a change in the job classification.